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Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics (also spelled orthopaedics) is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital conditions.
Women wait longer to pursue knee-replacement surgery than men do

Women wait longer to pursue knee-replacement surgery than men do

New magnetic method of delivering cells and genes to repair injured or diseased organs

New magnetic method of delivering cells and genes to repair injured or diseased organs

The risk of osteoarthritis and index to ring finger length ratio

The risk of osteoarthritis and index to ring finger length ratio

FDA approves Hi-Flex mobile bearing knee prostheses

FDA approves Hi-Flex mobile bearing knee prostheses

Big toe injuries

Big toe injuries

FDA approves Voluven for blood loss post surgery

FDA approves Voluven for blood loss post surgery

Researchers initiate gene therapy trial in patients with advanced skin cancer

Researchers initiate gene therapy trial in patients with advanced skin cancer

Preseason training helps young baseball pitchers avoid shoulder problems

Preseason training helps young baseball pitchers avoid shoulder problems

Pregabalin decreases pain, speeds movement in knee replacement patients

Pregabalin decreases pain, speeds movement in knee replacement patients

Research sheds new light on how joints work

Research sheds new light on how joints work

Researchers find stem cells in degenerating spinal discs, potential for repair

Researchers find stem cells in degenerating spinal discs, potential for repair

Insoles for prevention and treatment of back pain

Insoles for prevention and treatment of back pain

Pregabalin decreases pain after knee replacement surgery

Pregabalin decreases pain after knee replacement surgery

New LED technology for deep cordless surgery

New LED technology for deep cordless surgery

New knee-surgery device approved by FDA

New knee-surgery device approved by FDA

A blood test for concussions - aim of new research

A blood test for concussions - aim of new research

Mobility-enhancing device set to receive Da Vinci award

Mobility-enhancing device set to receive Da Vinci award

Relief for arthritic knees

Relief for arthritic knees

Weill Cornell Medical College to lead new NYC translational research collaboration

Weill Cornell Medical College to lead new NYC translational research collaboration

Community superbug a growing menace

Community superbug a growing menace